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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
H. L. Mencken
Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
T. S. Eliot
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.
Marquis de Sade
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
I try to read for pleasure whenever I can - it's a great way just to shut it off for a while so your brain doesn't get fried.
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.
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